Maryland entered the third quarter against Ohio State down by 21 points. It left it facing the same margin.
The Terps were behind 38-10 after the quarter, then fell farther behind on a J.T. Barrett scramble to start the fourth quarter.
In the third, the Terps got a touchdown from Brandon Ross, but a 30-yard strike from. Barrett to Devin Smith gave Ohio State touchdown provided a buffer for the Buckeyes. The Terps have a three-touchdown deficit to make up in 15 minutes against a team that has dominated them for most of the afternoon. A comeback will be quite the task.
The crowd over 51,802 thinned considerably as the third quarter went on, particularly in the student section.